The U.S. Congress is concerned about the withdrawal from the Treaty on Open skies
Committee on armed services of the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress expressed concern about the US intention to withdraw from the Treaty on Open skies, follows the proposals of the Committee to the us defence budget for the next fiscal year
“Of concern is the fact that ... the administration plans to withdraw from the Treaty", - the document says.
In this regard, the congressmen demanded that the administration "report of the national security implications for the potential output (from the Treaty, ed.), the position of the allies on the United States and how the U.S. could fill a photo and information received under the Treaty on Open skies".
The President of the United States Donald trump announced in may that Washington was six months out of the Treaty on open skies and will be outside of the agreement, while Russia "does not fulfill its obligations." However, he did not rule out the development of new agreements. Russia has repeatedly denied accusations by the U.S. in breach of Contract. The Russian foreign Ministry said that Moscow will negotiate with the United States, including by Contract, only on a reciprocal basis, and any ultimatums from Washington are unacceptable.